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Address: Negril, Jamaica
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Two-mile stretch of swampland, part of the Great Morass.

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"closed" but you can go there

No crocks, fish, birds, wood walkway gets you into the wet lands of the Negril area. We used Juju tours and a great trip up the Negril river to get there. Be ready to walk, take... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 March 2014
Wm M
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Montreal

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Bedford, Virginia
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

The elevated boardwalk made the exploration easy and enjoyable. The birds were the highlight for me. We saw a Jamaican Oriole, a male and female Doctor Bird, Mango Honeysuckle Hummingbird, West Indian Whistling Ducks, King Bird, White capped pigeons and a Red tailed Hawk. Reggae Tours took us there on a tour designed just for the two of us. If... More 

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Toronto
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55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

While I've heard wonderful things about this place, and I really wanted to go and see it, it apparently had been closed for well over a year now... a pity indeed.

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Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2014

We hired a taxi from the Negril beach area, which took about 30 minutes each way. Although officially closed we were able to negotiate a $10 entrance fee and one of the people working there took us around. It is a lovely place with all sorts of interesting birds and flora. Well worth a trip, especially now when there is... More 

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Montreal
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58 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2014

No crocks, fish, birds, wood walkway gets you into the wet lands of the Negril area. We used Juju tours and a great trip up the Negril river to get there. Be ready to walk, take a bottle of water as there is none to buy there.

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3 Thank Wm M
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2014 via mobile

This reserve is "closed" officially but to make it clear it is definitely open to those who wish to visit. The security guard took on us on a lovely tour acting as a very knowledgeable guide. He was very nice and we could have chatted to him all day. It looks ancient and untouched like the Jurassic park movie. Beautiful,... More 

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Cliffside Park, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2014

Hired "Angel's Tour" taxi for a fully-escorted trip to Royal Palm Reserve. From the Grand Lido Resort, the total trip was about 3 hours. We stayed at the Royal Palm Reserve for 1½ hours. You can contact Angel at 876 426 7188

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Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2014

Probably one of the best nature walks that I've been on in Jamaica. It's just sooo beautiful and the guide was very knowledgeable about birds and local flora. It's well worth a visit while you're on vacation in Negril.

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Guelph, Canada
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2013

Had a nice quite day viewing wildlife and plants. Sat down with the caretaker and had a beer and enjoyed his yarns. Dipped a rod into the water and caught a fish.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2013

This place has now closed but visited here about four years ago. Nice to walk through the forest though did not spot any alligators!

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Staunton, Virginia
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94 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2013

The reserve is technicallty closed, but we were able to negotiate admittance and a guide for our walk on the boardwalk through the preserve and up a viewing tower. Our guide looked like just a guy maybe cutting the grass or something, but in fact was extremely knowledgeable of all the flora and fauna and their habits and habitat, including... More 

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